Which is the most superior caste in Subcontinant?
The highest caste is the Brahmin caste.
Short Explanation: Social class division developed by Aryans who believed they were superior to others. In Hinduism there is a strict caste system. Your occupation and status generally depends on the caste you were born in. So those in the upper class are considered so because of the caste they were born in. Some castes are so low that they are considered "untouchable". After Siddhartha Gautama was enlightened and became the Buddha he embraced a…
The Caste System was not created by a specific person. It grew and developed over time. Different caste systems developed in different places. Perhaps the most well known now is the Caste System of India, but Europe, other parts of Asia, and the Americas have had caste systems at various times in history.
The surname Roy belongs mostly to an upper, or higher, caste. However, the name has been found to be used in lower castes, as well, such as the schedule caste. Most of ROY/ RAY belongs to superior class, that's in sense of caste/ wealth/ education and their culture. It can be found in many community as few. Unless untill community had not being lifted their superiority, surname Roy/ Ray or Rai can not be achieved…
Well, I am myself Maity - have never seen any Maity as scheduled caste. I went to Kolkata - Village to check the same and found we belong to Open caste (especially called as Mahishya caste) and most of us belong to sandilya gotra. So to conclude - Maity is not a schedule caste and neither OBC (Other Backward class)
Patels belong to the Upper caste Landlords of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Next after the Brahmins....they are actually the most dominant upper caste in Gujarat. That is the reason why other castes of Gujarat like Jats,Gurjars,Brahmins,Rajputs(Darbar),Lohana sometimes adopt this surname to mingle with the real upper caste Patels. In caste if a Patel is O.B.C or S.C, he is certainly not a real Patel but is misusing the Upper Caste status of The Patels.